Menu Icon Search
Close Search

< Response List


Interview Feedback

Individual Response

  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chicago
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"What interests you academically outside of medicine?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"Why UIC?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really unexpected/interesting..." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think about Obama's health care plan? Spent 15 minutes disagreeing with my interviewer about it. Just hold your ground and make intelligent arguments and that's all they want!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Cato Institute website (policy think tank), mock interview, self-reflection" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"VERY friendly staff and organized interview process. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Facilities were older, as to be expected, and the tour was lackluster because it was the first one and we had like 20 people led by one guide who had trouble fitting us all in elevators and then not talking loud enough... etc." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Parking is an absolute nightmare. Go really really really early and read their travel page to find parking if driving there!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great experience with very friendly staff and happy students." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/14/2009

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Make sure that your interviewers are prepared for interview day. I am definitely understanding thoug" Report Response

// All Questions & Responses //

See what the community had to say about this medical school.

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //